And here is the promised interview with Fr. Richard Rutherford, CSC, president of the North American Academy of Liturgy.
Archive for January, 2010
I want to comment at some length on Fr. Anscar’s claim that some proposals (and proponents?) of the so-called “reform of the reform” movement demonstrate an “inability to fuse together…sound tradition and legitimate progress” for on-going liturgical renewal in the Roman Catholic Church.
What do you do when you have a mixed congregation mostly of Episcopalians and Roman Catholics, with varying traditions for greeting the gospel, gathered during Lent for a diaconal ordination?
“Angela Bowman knows Catholicism, Hinduism, and Buddhism have contradictory elements but is unfazed by her multiple observances because, to her, ‘it’s all pretty much the same thing’.” …
Fr. Anthony Chadwick at The Anglo-Catholic gives some clues about the liturgy in future Anglicanorum Coetibus ordinariate(s).
The Spanish bishops’ conference has pulled from its website an article because it was thought too critical of the Pope’s motu proprio Summorum Pontifum.
The new volume of the Antiphonale Romanum is now in stock at Solesmes.
While preparing for a seminar presentation on early Celtic Use liturgy, I discovered an online facsimile of the late VIII/early IX century Stowe Missal, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin, MS D.II.3.
This piece on the new missal translation is by Jerry Galipeau at WLP from his fine blog , “Gotta Sing, Gotta Pray.”
Heard at the CMAA church music colloqium: “How not to alienate Catholics in the pews, many of whom have never heard sacred music in church.”